The Dyna Z Cone from No7 Contact Lenses is an easy-to-fit corneal RGP for Keratoconic patients. It uses similar fitting strategies to other popular Keratoconic corneal RGP designs.
Steep central cones achieve the best visual outcomes with smaller diameter RGP lens designs. However, inferior cones may need a larger diameter. The Dyna Z Cone lens comes in a standard 8.80 mm diameter but is available from 8.00mm to 9.90mm in 0.1mm steps. The BOZR ranges from 4.50mm to 8.50mm in 0.05mm steps. Our recommended material is Optimum Extra but other materials from our range can be used on request.
Starting Trial Lens
Start with a diameter of 8.80mm and use the lens closest to the average of the central K’s, or the average of the Sim K’s.
The fluorescein pattern should look as aligned as possible, with light feather touch. Note that highly irregular corneas will not have perfect-looking patterns. The goals are a comfortable fit, adequate vision and a healthy cornea.
If there is central touch, then steepen the BOZR until slight feather touch is seen. However, excessive central clearance results in poor V/A; in this case, flatten the BOZR until slight feather touch is seen.
If the lens decenters inferiorly, then increase the diameter. For superior decentration, decrease the diameter. Increase or decrease the edge profile as needed to produce adequate edge clearance.
The desired edge lift will show about 0.15mm of clearance. The Dyna Z Cone lens starts with a standard edge lift. Flatter or steeper edge lifts are available in a step system. You can order any edge profile in steps 3-steps flatter and 3-steps steeper.
The amount of edge lift change varies with the BOZR. Steeper radii will have a more significant change at 3-steps steeper than a flatter radius. The table opposite demonstrates the varying edge lift on different radii.
Considering this when changing edge profiles is useful, as the change may not be as significant as anticipated.
Edge Lift Chart
|Step||EL (mm)||EL (mm)||EL (mm)|
Edge lift troubleshooting examples:
Fitting Set Parameters
|Number of lenses||24|
|Base curve||4.60 – 6.90mm in 10mm increments|
Standard – Optimum Extra. Available in all materials
Standard – 8.80mm. Available 8.00mm to 9.90mm in 0.1mm increments
4.50mm to 8.50mm in 0.05mm steps
3 steps steeper and flatter
|Power||-25.00D to +25.00D|
Dyna Z Cone Video Course
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The result? Happy patients who can enjoy a life of comfortable contact lens wear free from compromise.
Tangible Hydra-PEG is available with all No7 GP lenses. Just ask our Customer Care team to add Tangible Hydra-PEG when you place your next order.
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